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Link of Interest: Polycarbonate Daylighting Solutions

Seven Stunning Examples of Polycarbonate Daylighting Solutions

Architectural building designs featuring translucent polycarbonate continue to increase in popularity around the world.

Click here for a dezeen.com article written by Lizzie Crook that highlights seven stunning examples.



 

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #31 Enclosed Porch

“Enjoy the Outdoors in Comfort”

enclosed_porch_a enclosed_porch_bEnclosing your porch with durable, impact-resistant polycarbonate will let the daylight in while protecting you and your furnishings from the rain, wind, and other elements. No more washing dirt and pollen from the tabletops. No more worrying about inclement weather interrupting dinner plans or a family gathering. A bug-free environment that is inviting and relaxing. And at night, the translucent polycarbonate roof lets in the magic of the moonlight.

Enclosing your open air porch creates a comfortable outdoor living space, adding value and functionality to your home. A beautiful transition room between the inside and the great outdoors!

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #12 Carport Roofing

carportA polycarbonate carport roof offers high-performance protection from the snow, rain, leaves, and harmful UV rays. Compared to metal roofing options, polycarbonate panels will not only provide protection from the elements but will also let the natural light in.

Both strong and durable, polycarbonate panels are virtually unbreakable. Lightweight polycarbonate panels are an ideal material for a carport cover and require no special tools to install. Polycarbonate panels are UV protected for long lasting clarity and will look good for years to come. A smart choice for a DIY carport project!

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #13 Cat Door

polycarbonate cat doorAvailable in different gauges and colors, a polycarbonate “flap” panel makes a great pet door solution. Lightweight multiwall polycarbonate is easy to cut to any size (length or width) and install by the home handy man.

Multiwall polycarbonate is extremely durable and virtually unbreakable, able to withstand all types of weather conditions and daily pet usage. Put a polycarbonate pet door almost anywhere in your house, including interior door and wall applications.

Whether you have a large cat or a small dog, a multiwall polycarbonate pet door “flap” will allow your pet safe and easy access both into and out of your home.

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #84 Sliding Door

sliding_door_bedroomsliding_door_bAvailable in a variety of colors and thicknesses, translucent polycarbonate sliding doors provide privacy while still letting light into a space, brightening up a dark room. Polycarbonate panels may be printed with a colorful mural or a decorative pattern to compliment the room’s interior design.

Lightweight multiwall polycarbonate is a great glass replacement option for existing interior doors, creating a contemporary and modern look. Polycarbonate panels are 200 times stronger, weigh a fraction of the weight, and require less structural support than all-glass systems. Multiwall polycarbonate panels also offer good sound insulation, reducing unwanted noise.

Polycarbonate panels are not hard to cut and will not crack or shatter during fabrication, making them an easy-to-install, custom solution for your next sliding door project.

 

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #23 Deck Cover

“Create an Outdoor Living Space”

xorrugated polycarbonate deck coveringAdd to the living space of your home and maximize the functionality of your deck with a corrugated polycarbonate cover. A polycarbonate deck cover will give you protection against the elements, as well as help prolong the life of your deck and outdoor furniture.

Lightweight corrugated polycarbonate panels are durable and virtually unbreakable, able to sustain multiple impacts without shattering or cracking. The UV protected surface is resistant to the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays, lasting for many years without showing signs of yellowing or discoloration. Panels are available in clear or opaque shades for additional sun protection.

A polycarbonate deck cover creates a perfect outdoor living area where you can relax or gather with friends and family. An easy home improvement project that will add value to your home!

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #43 Hunting Blind

painted_hunting_blindBuild your own ground or elevated hunting blind with multiwall polycarbonate panels. Virtually maintenance free, polycarbonate panels are very durable and can withstand tough outdoor weather conditions. Exposure to snow, ice, wind, rain or sun will not degrade a polycarbonate hunting blind. A polycarbonate blind is light in weight and easy to move from one location to another.

To blend in with nature, panels may be painted using paint compatible with polycarbonate. (Polyurethane-based paints are usually recommended. Check with the manufacturer before painting. Solvent-based paints should never be used.) An available option is to have the panels printed with a camouflage pattern. Click here to inquire about details.

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #59 Patio Cover

Polycarbonate Patio CoverWant to create a pleasant outdoor living area? With the benefit of natural light, a polycarbonate patio cover will provide shelter in all kinds of weather for both you and your plants. Multiwall polycarbonate is UV protected, shielding you from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. The UV protection also helps to extend the life of your patio furniture.

Able to withstand the weather’s harsh elements, impact- resistant polycarbonate panels will not crack or shatter, ensuring your patio cover will be long-lasting. These lightweight panels can be easily fabricated and installed, making a polycarbonate patio cover a fun and simple DIY project. Extend your living space outside your home. Add a beautiful multiwall polycarbonate patio cover to your yard.

Please visit our website at www.ameriluxinternational.com for more information on multiwall polycarbonate.

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #101 Wood Pile Cover

resize_Wood CoverKeep your supply of firewood dry and ready for burning with a polycarbonate wood pile cover! Highly flexible polycarbonate can be easily cold formed and will not splinter or crack when fabricated. Panels can be cut, drilled, and installed using basic woodworking tools. When compared to a tarp, a polycarbonate wood cover will not rip or tear. Multiwall polycarbonate sheets are UV protected, so even after being exposed to the sun, your polycarbonate sheet is guaranteed to last for a very long time. Make sure to install the UV coated side towards the sun.

Lightweight yet durable polycarbonate is ideal for a wood pile cover in an outdoor setting. Multiwall polycarbonate features high impact resistance and the ability to survive the harmful abuse of any kind of weather and extreme temperatures. Keep the wood in, and the rain, sleet, and snow out!

If you would like to learn more about our multiwall polycarbonate products, please visit our website at www.ameriluxinternational.com.

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #51 Lean-to Greenhouse

Want to store flowers during cold days or start plants earlier in the season? Why not attach a polycarbonate Lean-to Greenhouse to the side of your house or an existing out-building.

A Lean-to Greenhouse constructed with multiwall polycarbonate panels is perfect for the home gardener and is an ideal way to extend the growing season. By eliminating the need for one wall, the cost of building a polycarbonate Lean-to Greenhouse is cut dramatically. This type of greenhouse is convenient for gardeners who want to stay close to their hobby plants, indoor food garden, or herb garden during all seasons.

A polycarbonate Lean-to Greenhouse offers year-round durability as it is structurally designed to withstand high winds and heavy snowfall. Multiwall polycarbonate is 200 times stronger than glass and will not shatter, making it a very safe family atmosphere. The advanced UV technology protects plants from harmful sunlight in the summer. Highly developed polymer technology diffuses light, providing an optimal growing environment for plants. Multiwall polycarbonate also offers thermal insulation, preventing the temperature in the greenhouse from changing drastically.

Extend your growing season with an easy-to-build Lean-to Greenhouse. To learn more about multiwall polycarbonate, please visit our website at http://www.ameriluxinternational.com/multiwall_polycarbonate.php.

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